Sentence Examples


  • One after another they hasten to display their insignificance before him.
  • Danby therefore ordered a return from every diocese of the numbers of dissenters, both Romanist and Protestant, in order by a proof of their insignificance to remove the royal scruples.3 In December 1676 he issued a proclamation for the suppression of coffee-houses because of the "defamation of His Majesty's Government" which took place in them, but this was soon withdrawn.
  • The insignificance of the Jewish community in Palestine was their salvation.
  • One moment, he was a speck of nothing in this vastness that defined his insignificance; another, this whole world was his.
  • Having failed to form a rival party against Sagasta, Martos subsided into political insignificance, despite his great talent as an orator and debater, and died in Madrid on the 16th of January 1893.